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very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

composed of or containing bone

having bones especially many or prominent bones

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However, our research indicates that tree swallows with the highest levels of stress hormone have the highest reproductive success," says Frances Bonier (Biology) who investigates the way animals cope with challenges in their environment.
Females with high corticosteroids levels produce more daughters than females with low corticosteroids levels (Bonier et al.
If you cut up a carcass, the bonier parts such as the back can also be reserved for the stock pot.
Bonier taxes, cross-border shopping, and the differential incidence of the GST.
In their conversations with these students, the teachers deliberately distinguished how you would express these ideas in Aboriginal English and Standard Australian English: for example, explicitly making the distinction between sentences such as 'He bin boney' and 'He bin bonier' to 'He is tall' and 'He is taller'.
While it's fun to watch Blanche teaching Lily an appreciation for fine wine and 19th century poetry, Adjmi has bonier fish to fry.
They were thinner, bonier people who did not live as long and worked harder.
(5.) de Vos tot Nederveen Cappel RJ, Bouvy ND, Bonier HJ, et al.
(58.) van't RM, Vrijland WW, Lange JF, Hop WC, Jeekel J, Bonier HJ.
His voice changed a whit and got bonier in the middle.
She noted, however, that low water levels this time of year tend to make all rapids "bonier" than usual.
Hawkinson also generates a simulated X-ray photograph by rubbing pastel on a sheet of fabric wrapped around his body so that the bonier protrusions leave their marks; constructs a graph of the relative circumference of his body as measured at regular intervals from head to toe; and draws himself as if woven from lace.
Bonier of Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.